Yoga for Pain and Opioid Dependence (Yoga)
|Chronic Pain Opioid Addiction||Other: Yoga Behavioral: Educational Counseling||Phase 1 Phase 2|
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Yoga for Pain and Opioid Dependence|
- Pain reduction [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]Pain reduction will be measured by patient self-report using standard pain rating scales.
- Reduce illicit opioid use [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]Reduced illicit opioid use will be measured by patient self-report and urinalysis testing.
|Study Start Date:||April 2012|
|Study Completion Date:||November 2014|
|Primary Completion Date:||November 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Gentle yoga for chronic pain and opioid dependence
Two yoga sessions per week for 8 weeks (one yoga session is instructional, the other is a practice session.
Active Comparator: Educational Counseling
Educational counseling is a didactic, lecture-discussion format to supplement the information and advice provided in opioid agonist maintenance treatment.
Behavioral: Educational Counseling
One didactic session per week of approximately 50 minutes that provides information about chronic pain and substance abuse disorders.
This study aims to develop an adjunctive novel treatment intervention using yoga in opioid agonist maintained patients to effectively treat the co-occurring disorders of non-malignant chronic pain and opioid dependence (POD).
1) To conduct a pre-pilot phase with 8 patients with POD receiving opioid agonist maintenance treatment.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01590251
|United States, Connecticut|
|New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 06519|
|Principal Investigator:||Declan T Barry, Ph.D.||Yale University|